Iran has signed preliminary agreements with shipbuilders from South Korea, Germany and China for the construction of high-tech liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers, as the country aims to become a leading exporter of LNG, a report said.
Middle East carriers saw international passenger demand climb only 9.9 per cent in September, well down on August's 13.7 per cent growth, as major economies in the region, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE, experienced slowdowns in non-oil
Six top members of the Congress have sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx urging the Obama administration to open consultations with Qatar and the UAE over subsidies the states have allegedly given Gulf airlines.
Entry into a US gateway market by a Gulf carrier results in a decline in US carrier's international bookings to and from the region, a new study has claimed.
Gulf airlines that fly to US routes have failed to stimulate any mea
The Obama administration on Friday solicited comments from interested parties about US airline and unions' claims that Gulf carriers have received market-distorting subsidies, marking the latest step in its review of the matter.
Low-cost carriers flying to Russia are vital to the recovery of the country's tourism business and can expect to see a 13 per cent annual increase in the number of Russian passengers over the next four years, a recent study showed.
Delta Airlines CEO Richard Anderson has said that the Gulf region was the source of the September 11, 2001 attacks that hurt the airline industry in the US.
In an interview with CNN’s Richard Quest, Anderson said it was iron
The cargo volumes of Middle Eastern carriers grew 17 per cent in September, a strong result as compared to their average growth in demand for the year-to-date of 10.1 per cent, according to recent data.
The International Air Trans
Middle Eastern carriers had the strongest year-on-year traffic growth in August at 11.7 per cent as the airlines continued to benefit from the strength of regional economies and solid growth in business-related premium travel, according to the l
As more cargo shifts to passenger planes and back onto the seas, airlines are having to rethink their cargo operations or risk the freighter plane becoming a thing of the past.
While some carriers have already reduced the number o